AskDefine | Define yardman

Word Net

yardman

Noun

1 worker in a railway yard
2 a laborer hired to do outdoor work (such as mowing lawns)

Moby Thesaurus

baggage man, bakehead, brakeman, brakie, butcher, conductor, dispatcher, fireman, footplate man, guard, lineman, porter, railroad man, railroader, redcap, smoke agent, stationmaster, stoker, switchman, trainboy, trainman, trainmaster, yardmaster

English

Etymology

From yard + man.

Pronunciation

  • /ˈyɑrdmən/

Noun

  1. Worker in a railway yard.
  2. A laborer hired to do outdoor work.
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